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CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 8:00pm EDT
this case is. >> wednesday, president obama and romney needed in their first debate. jim lehrer moderates from the university of denver. what and engage with our live debate preview at 7:00 p.m. eastern, followed by two ways to watch the debate at 9:00. on c-span, both candidates on- screen the entire debate. on c-span 2 bank, the multi camera version. following, your reactions, calls, e-mail, and tweets. following our coverage at c- span, c-span radio, and online at c-span.org. >> back to dallas. the texas senate debate, courtesy of wfaa. the senate seat is being vacated by kay bailey hutchison. [no audio] the texas senate debate getting underway shortly. ted cruz is a former solicitor general. paul sadler is a former member of the texas house. this is sent to us courtesy of wfaa tv. >> welcome back to, everyone, to ted cruz versus sadler. a lot of twittering going on, as the covered wide range of topics. let's get to some of them right here on the board. from david holmes -- i like this format. why won't you agree to more debates, cruz? up next, coming from joshua, sadler is a
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 1:00am EDT
-span. >> president obama and mitt romney are wrapping up their preparations for their first debate. mr. romney in denver and president obama in henderson, nevada. we look at the c-span archival video from past presidential debates to determine whether presidential debates still matter. this hour-long program begins with an update from wall street journal correspondent laura meckler, with how the candidates are preparing for tomorrow night. >> laura meckler, as we look at the first of three presidential debates, this one taking place on the campus of the university of denver, this has been the debate season of expectation by the obama and romney campaigns. what has happened? >> the expectations are being set on two different levels. you have the obama and romney campaigns talking about how great the other guy is. the people in the obama camp cannot stop praising mitt romney. they do not like him in any other way. they think he is a brilliant debater. same on romney's side. they talk about how obama is a debate champion. and how he has set the standard. what they are trying to do is lowe
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
. mitt romney has had 27 debates or whatever. i think the expectations game is a hilarious actually. >> i think the voters have come to see through the expectation game. so they know what is going on. but to the question, i do not think it affects how the candidates prepare. it may affect how much they hide how much they prepare. obama's answer is that i am not having as much time as romney to prepare because i am so busy being president. romney is saying, you are dusting natural ordator. how they prepare is a big part of the media -- of the spin factor. >> should we get rid of the expectations game, and bring in to play the exhaustion game? >> just by members of debates? >> new hampshire mattered. kennedy and nixon, and wisconsin. hubert humphrey only got water districts. kennedy got six. thanks to one of the roosevelt sons, franklin, and j kennedy's money, kennedy won. the catholic issue was seemingly dissolved from the primaries. it came back in the general election there is simplicity of what we need. -- it came back in the regional election. simplicity is what we need. >> we ha
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